Fifth Sunday of Lent
April 7, 2019
Christ and the Woman Caught in Adultery
Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo, c. 1750-1753
Fifth Sunday of Lent

First Reading
Isaiah 43:16-21

Responsorial Psalm
Psalm 126:1-6

Second Reading
Philippians 3:8-14

John 8:1-11
Monthly Intention of Pope Francis
"In thanksgiving for doctors and their humanitarian collaborators in war torn areas, who risk their lives to save the lives of others."
Working under conditions of great danger, they willingly and courageously put themselves at risk of harm. In so doing, they bear witness to their belief in the dignity and value of life.  read more...

Universal Prayer
We pray for the Church: that we may be instruments of God’s mercy and forgiveness, not judging others, but offering encouragement and support to those seeking to change their lives. read more...
Something New:
Scott Hahn Reflects on the Sunday Readings
The Liturgy this Lent has shown us the God of the Exodus. He is a mighty and gracious God, Who out of faithfulness to His covenant has done “great things” for His people, as today’s Psalm puts it.But the “things of long ago,” Isaiah tells us in today’s First Reading, are nothing compared to the “something new” that He will do in the future. read more...
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